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$PATH in Solaris
It's always the little things about new Unix systems that get to me.
On a modern Linux distribution with a stock install, a sysadmin's full $PATH needs only five directories:
On Solaris 9, my $PATH is (so far):
Why are all of these necessary? Well,
If I want to do anything with Sun's dt* tools, I need to
Personally, I think that this is the sign of immature package management tools in Solaris 9. Not needing a pile of entries in $PATH is much easier for users, and decent package management tools make it no more difficult for the system administrator to manage.
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